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Lab Technician - 3rd Shift

McCormick & Company Atlanta, GA

  • Expired: June 17, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry. With more than $4 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food McCormick flavored. McCormick makes every meal and moment better™! To learn more, please visit

As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services including, but not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, paid sick days and paid vacation days.


Under the general direction of the Quality Manager the qualified candidate will be responsible for performing analytical, chemical, and physical tests required for quality control of raw materials, in-process materials, and finished goods. Participates in investigations and studies to determine cause, effect and corrective actions required to resolve deviation from quality standards. routine sampling and inspection of material. The employee will adhere to safety procedures, ensure a safe work environment, meet and/or exceed product quality expectations, and assist in achieving process reliability goals.


  • Perform analytical testing & record, maintain, and review results/data into SAP System

  • Using a variety of test methods, procedures, and instrumentation

  • Required to calibrate, maintain, and troubleshoot laboratory equipment as needed

  • Initiate & document Quality Notifications/DMRs/DMAs, including participating in cross-functional root cause analysis. Facilitate follow up & resolutions

  • Interpreting data and for giving direction to the manufacturing group to ensure products meet established specifications.

  • Prepare samples of raw materials, intermediates, and/or finished goods to be sent out for outside testing. Including environmental testing

  • Perform COA verification and raw material sampling


  • HS diploma of GED

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of related experience (manufacturing experience is acceptable).

  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs).

  • Knowledge of PC software and data entry experience

  • Ability to work well under pressure, while maintaining multiple priorities; able to work with minimal supervision. Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Color Vision (ability to detect color) required. This is due to the need to compare color difference in product on daily basis


  • 4-year college degree in science (food science, chemistry etc) or a 2 year science diploma and 2 years relevant technical experience or Five years relevant technical experience.

  • Experience working in food manufacturing

  • Working knowledge of statistics preferred.

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